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Power out in southeast Green Lake neighborhood

The power is out for more than 13,000 Seattle City Light customers, including several in the southeast part of the Green Lake neighborhood. Seattle City Light says the power went out at 3:06 p.m. and it should be back on by 4:30 p.m. The cause is still being investigated and crews are on the scene. An outage map is available here.

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Brighter, more efficient LED streetlights being installed on Green Lake streets

New LED streetlights are being installed on residential streets in the north Seattle area, including Green Lake. This is the second phase of Seattle City Light‘s installation of LED streetlights. Last year, 6,000 were installed between the Ship Canal and North 65th St. City Light is now installing 12,000 more from N 65th St to the northern border of City Light’s service territory [PDF map]. The new streetlights are brighter and more efficient than traditional lights. “The feedback from neighborhoods has been overwhelmingly positive,” Councilmember Bruce Harrell said in a press release. “The ‘feel’ of the neighborhood has improved with a brighter ambiance…

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Storm knocks out power in north Green Lake

Shortly after midnight this morning (Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010), a spectacular thunder and lightning storm hit Seattle. The National Weather Service issued the following “Short Term Forecast“: A STRONG LINE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE BRIEF SOUTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 55 MPH AS IT PASSES. Ppower outages are affecting several north Green Lake homes.  Here is a screen shot of the Seattle City Light System Status map, taken at 1:25 a.m.: Update, 2:02 a.m.: Seattle City Light reports the following: “Crews are being called in from home to start repairs. There is…

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Preview the new LED streetlights coming to south Green Lake

Update, Wednesday April 7, 3:30 p.m.: We received a note from Scott Thomsen at Seattle City Light asking us to remind you to RSVP if you plan to attend this event, as there is limited space. RSVP to Scott at scott.thomsen [at] or (206) 615-0978. _________ As we reported in February, Seattle City Light is launching a program that will replace Seattle’s existing high pressure sodium (HPS) street lights with brighter, longer-lasting light emitting diode (LED) lights. Initially, 5,000 LED streetlights will be installed.  Eventually, all of the city’s 40,000 streetlights on residential streets will be replaced with LEDs….

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Power out in northeast Seattle

At 9:57 p.m. tonight (Monday, April 5, 2010), Seattle City Light tweeted “Power out in NE Seattle. City Light crews investigating.” The Seattle City Light Power Lines Blog currently reads: April 5, 2010 SEATTLE — Seattle City Light is experiencing a power outage in the Lake City Way area and NE Seattle neighborhoods. There are currently 3192 customers without power. Crews are enroute to determine the cause and make repairs. The boundaries of the outage are, on the north, NE 123rd St.; on the south, NE 74th St.; on the east, Lake Washington and on the west, 5th Ave NE…

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